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Purchase your 2020 Neighborhood Center Calendar!

The Neighborhood Center 2020 Calendar is here! Each month provides information on programs and services we offer PLUS coupons to local area restaurants and businesses! Calendars are $25 each, 2 for $40 or 5 for $100 – all proceeds go to supporting our daycare program. Purchase your calendar by clicking the “buy now” image below, Continue reading →

The Neighborhood Center, Inc. hires Sauerbier as Mobile Crisis Assessment Team Director

The Neighborhood Center, Inc. hires Sauerbier as Mobile Crisis Assessment Team Director

Utica, NY – The Neighborhood Center Inc. has hired Kristin Sauerbier, L.C.S.W. as the new Mobile Crisis Assessment Team (MCAT) Director. Sauerbier will oversee the six-county MCAT which includes: Crisis Counselor services for Oneida, Herkimer, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, and Chenango counties; Crisis Case Management and Peer Advocate personnel to provide emergency mental health and substanceContinue reading →

Holiday Assistance

Holiday Assistance Most of us look forward to the holiday season – a time of gift-giving, delicious family meals and warm memories. However, for some residents of our community, the holidays are a stressful time, with money concerns often looming over the brightness of the season. Together as a community we believe everyone has theContinue reading →

Erie Canal HOGS to Visit The Neighborhood Center

Erie Canal HOGS to Visit The Neighborhood Center

The Erie Canal Harley Owners Group (HOGS) will be making their annual Columbus Day stop at the Neighborhood Center, 615 Mary Street, on Monday, October 14th at approximately 10:00am. Each year, the HOGS conduct their Annual Toy Run to collect toys and cash donations to help make the holidays a little brighter for children andContinue reading →

Community Health Worker Services

Community Health Worker Services

The Neighborhood Center Community Health Worker Services are Free. Utica, NY – Our Community Health Worker services are a free home visiting program serving Oneida and Herkimer Counties. Working with women before having a baby, during pregnancy and after pregnancy, we help and support women and their families to access needed preventive and primary healthContinue reading →

Free Universal Pre-K Registrations

Free Universal Pre-K Registrations

The Neighborhood Center has Availability in Universal Pre-Kindergarten classrooms for the Fall. Any family that has a child that will be 4 years old by December 1st, 2019 and lives in the Utica City School District, is eligible to register for the free Universal Pre-K at the Neighborhood Center. The UPK Program is a FREEContinue reading →

What is Universal Pre-K?

What is Universal Pre-K? Universal Pre-K, or UPK, is a government-funded preschool program, which means it’s free to those that attend.  In New York State, only a select number of school districts offer UPK. Why Is Universal Pre-K Important? In the 2013 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said, “Education has to startContinue reading →

The Neighborhood Center 2020 Calendar – exciting advertising opportunity for local businesses!

We are offering a great opportunity to partner with the Neighborhood Center, Inc. where you can make a difference! For more information on ways you can help our cause through advertising/sponsorships, please Click Here and contact Jeff Gornick, Director of Development at (315) 272-2622 or JeffG@neighborhoodctr.org. Our mission at The Neighborhood Center is to enrichContinue reading →

Clinical Director, Shawn Johnston’s Interview with the Observer Dispatch

June 17th, 2019 – Our very own Shawn Johnston, Clinical Director, was interviewed by the Observer Dispatch this week for their Monday Morning Conversation piece. Johnston discussed her role as Clinical Director and why she returned to The Neighborhood Center – – find the interview HERE.

Welcome Shawn Johnston, Our New Clinical Director

Welcome Shawn Johnston, Our New Clinical Director

Utica, NY – June 3 2019 – We’re proud to announce that we have hired Shawn Johnston as our new Clinical Director. Johnston will oversee clinics in both Utica and Rome, where she will be responsible for clinical management of mental health services provided to children, youth and adults with behavioral healthcare needs as wellContinue reading →